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  Fall 2019 - Spring 2020   Acquisition of “Do It Anyway #5” artist book project by the University of Washington Special Collections Allen Library in Seattle, WA.

Acquisition of “Heresies #13/ The Careless Pant” artist archive project by the University of Puget Sound Collins Library Special Collection in Tacoma, Washington

  Spring 2019   Claudia is pleased to announce an invitation from the Academy of American Poets to join their society. They were founded in 1934, and is the largest member-supported organization advocating for poets, poetry, National Poetry Month, and free arts education in the schools and community.

  April 2019   Vashon Center for the Arts

Claudia is project consultant, juror, and photographer in the “Lexicon of Light” reverse Ekphrastic project curated by photographer, Michael Elenko. Ten top Vashon poets were selected to submit one poem each for selected top photographers to respond artistically...from Word to Picture, as the curator says. An opening reception will be held on Friday April 5th 5-9pm, and a special evening event reading with the poets and photographers will be held on Thursday April 25th. See VCA web-site for further details.

  April 2019   Vashon Island’s Literary Convention “LitCon 2019”

Claudia Hollander-Lucas is a featured artist who will host two “Meet The Artist” sessions in which she will display and discuss her one-of-a-kind artist books. She draws upon her extensive experience in the visual arts to talk about the materials, concepts, processes, and research that bond creatively in her projects. She will also share her background materials, such as journals and book models. The project “UnGardening” will be featured on Thursday April 11th from 2-5pm, and on Friday April 12th from 10am-1pm in the Vashon Center for the Arts Atrium.

  March 2019   Claudia attends her first writers’ conference! She will be at the AWP conference in Portland, Oregon to participate in the three-day extravaganza of panels, workshops, and parties. She’ll bring her new manuscript, poems, and artist books to share with presses, friends, and colleagues

  Sept-October 2018   Open Space Gallery, Vashon Island, WA.
VIVA Group Exhibition "Catch Us While You Can"
a celebration of artists living creatively on Vashon/Maury Island for 25+ years

  August-October 2018   Board And Vellum Gallery, Seattle , WA
A three month solo exhibition of mixed-media works, plus a new poem "Vanishing Point" broadside and reading in response to the artwork and urban environment.

  April-May 2018   "Quartermaster Press:
A Twenty-five Year Anniversary Retrospective"

A group exhibition of prints made at the Press on Vashon Island between 1993-2018. Two months of demonstrations, presentations, and community gatherings to celebrate the creativity of these artists. Vashon Center for the Arts,
Vashon, WA

  June 2017   Letter Press Residency for Writers at the NewYork Center for the Books. Publication of "Mr Glee" poem in a collection produced by Fine Press Publshing.


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